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Emergency Call

Don’t Let Fear of Arrest Prevent You from Saving a Life

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If you or someone you love is in need of medical attention as the result of the use or abuse of alcohol or drugs, call 911! The Florida legislature has precluded you or your loved one from being charged with a crime of ...

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Palm Beach County Community Gathers to Support CARP

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Editor’s note: Defense attorney Kelly V. Landers is President of the Board of Directors of CARP (Comprehensive Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs), Inc., which serves indigent alcoholics and addicts.  This post ...

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Annie Moore at ELlis Island

This Week in History – Ellis Island Shuts Down

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Photo, above: 15-year-old Annie Moore (center), from Ireland, became the first person to pass through the newly opened Ellis Island January 2, 1892. On Nov. 12, 1954, Ellis Island, the gateway to America, shut its doors after ...

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This Week in History – Residents of Washington D.C. Vote in Presidential Election

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It wasn’t until the 1964 elections that city residents could participate in presidential elections. “It’s only then that Washingtonians got two electoral seats,” says historian Marjorie Lightman. (D.C. Public Library, ...

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Black Thursday

This Week in History – Black Tuesday Stock Market Crash

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Crowds panic in the Wall Street district of Manhattan due to the heavy trading on the stock market in New York City Oct. 29, 1929. The crash brings the roaring twenties to a screaming halt, ushering in a world-wide an ...

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DeLorean Time Machine

This Week in History – John DeLorean Arrested for Crime for Which He Was Later Acquitted

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The DeLorean time machine is a fictional automobile-based time travel device featured in the Back to the Future franchise. In the feature film series, Dr. Emmett Brown builds a time machine based on a DeLorean DMC-12 car. ...

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This Week in History – First Live TV Broadcast from Space

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The crew of Apollo 7 transmitted the first live broadcast television aboard an American manned spacecraft. Astronauts Walter M. Schirra Jr. (on right), mission commander; and Donn F. Eisele, command module pilot; are seen ...

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Thurgood Marshall

This Week in History – First African-American Supreme Court Justice

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On October 2, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in to the Supreme Court, becoming the first African American justice in U.S. history.  He also led the charge for integration in public schools in Brown v. Board of Education. ...

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Kennedy vs. Nixon

This Week in History – First Televised Presidential Debate

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CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture of the first presidential debate between Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon from CBS studios, Chicago, Illinois. West Palm Beach criminal defense ...

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Wild Bunch

This Week in History – First Robbery by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

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Photo, front row left to right: Harry A. Longabaugh, alias the Sundance Kid, Ben Kilpatrick, alias the Tall Texan, Robert Leroy Parker, alias Butch Cassidy; Standing: Will Carver, alias News Carver, & Harvey Logan, alias ...

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